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Systems Control Technician

Company: 3M
Location: Detroit
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

Systems Control Technician

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

The Impact You ll Make in this Role

As a Systems Control Technician, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Performing routine preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment such as, but not limited to: AC/DC drives and motors, programmable logic controllers, process controllers, stepper & servo motors and controllers, fire protection equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic devices, and plant support equipment.
  • Reviewing, interpreting, and editing blueprints, electrical schematics, sketches, vendor drawings and manuals in the performance of this job.
  • Utilizing Plant Engineering Maintenance Management software to document maintenance activities such as time charged, parts used, conditions found, and repairs completed, to build a maintenance record for future troubleshooting.
  • Collaborating with engineering and production personnel during the troubleshooting, modification, fabrication and repair of plant equipment, utilities, and processes. Providing technical recommendations regarding improvement and optimization of plant equipment, utilities, and processes
  • Identifying and Implementing improvement ideas to enhance plant operations.

    Your Skills and Expertise

    To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:
    • Possess a High School Diploma or GED (completed and verified prior to start)
    • Minimum of one (1)1 year of experience in maintaining process equipment in mechanical, electrical, and electronic controls areas.
    • Weekend work, overtime, holidays, rotating shifts for trainings and short notice shift coverage as needed.

      Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
      • A certification or degree in a mechanical, electrical, or electronic controls skills trade focus.
      • Five (5) years experience in servicing and maintaining motors and gear boxes, web lines, conveyors, belt driven equipment, motor starters and relays, electronic drives including VFDs, PLC diagnosis and programming.
      • Supply of hand tools and meters (larger tools provided).
      • Frequent physical demands including working at heights in hot ovens and lifting, up to 50 pounds.

        Travel: May include up to 5% domestic

        Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

        Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

        Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

        Supporting Your Well-being

        3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

        Resources for You

        For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at


        Learn more about 3M s creative solutions to the world s problems at or on Twitter @3M.

        Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

        Pay & Benefits Overview:

        3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

        Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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